Tagged farm management

GenNext Growers
July 30, 2014
USDA Grants Help Veterans, Minority Farmers Get Started in Agriculture
Partnerships continue USDA efforts supporting new farmers and build greater diversity in American agriculture. Read More
Food Safety
July 29, 2014
U.S. And Mexico Form Partnership To Strengthen Produce Safety
The two countries agree to work toward strengthening their cooperation on the pressing matter. Read More
Citrus
July 28, 2014
Florida Farmers Awarded For Innovation
UF/IFAS and Florida A&M hail industry leaders who excel in making their farming systems more profitable and sustainable. Read More
More Vegetables
July 25, 2014
Misshapen Bell Peppers Offer A Great Bargain For Consumers
Grower/packer/shipper sells ‘Oddbells’ as a low-cost option. Read More
Lauren Alexander
Farm Management
July 9, 2014
Encourage More Women To Participate In Agriculture [Opinion]
The time is now to encourage women to participate in agriculture. Read More
farm workers bending to pick crops
Farm Management
July 8, 2014
Midwest Grower Voices Concern About Immigration Reform
Illinois farmer airs grievances about immigration hurdles interfering with hiring Read More
Fruits
June 24, 2014
Study Claims More Parents Choosing Organic Produce For Their Kids
According to the Organic Trade Association, 90% of parents report choosing organic products for their children. Read More
Farm Management
June 9, 2014
Celebrate Cooperative Extension’s 100 Years Of Service [Opinion]
Cooperative Extension, now celebrating its 100th anniversary, plays a critical role in the ag industry. Read More
Business Planning
June 2, 2014
Ag Leadership Names Four New Board Members
New board members bring business experience and much more to the the table. Read More
Citrus
May 20, 2014
Hurricane Preparedness Refresher For Florida Farmers
When dealing with disaster, complacency can kill your farm. Read More
Florida Panhandle flood-April 2014
Farm Management
May 2, 2014
Flood-Weary Florida Panhandle Farmers Assessing Damage
Area UF/IFAS Extension agents work to help growers delayed by multiday deluge. Read More
GenNext Growers
April 29, 2014
Hit TV Series ‘Farm Kings’ Featuring Freedom Farms Renewed For Fourth Season
Great American Country network continues to highlight the ups and downs of the King family at their farm near Pittsburg, PA. Read More
Lauren Alexander
Marketing
April 25, 2014
Why Retail Should Matter To You As a Grower [Opinion]
Zeroing in on consumer behavior may mean more dollars in your pocket. Read More
Fruits
April 15, 2014
Tour de Fresh Launches Campaign For United Fresh’s “Let’s Move Salad Bars”
The bike ride will bring together 40 fresh produce industry members to cycle 275 in CA over the four days leading up to the 2014 PMA Fresh Summit Convention and Expo. Read More
Satellite image of a hurricane
Citrus
April 10, 2014
Experts Expect Below-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season
Early outlooks point to possible El Niño thwarting increased activity. Read More
Marketing
April 7, 2014
Improve Your Greenhouse Produce Marketing Skills
Promote the perceived benefits of your produce in the right place for the right price. Read More
anti-GMO social media rant image comparing ears of corn
Citrus
March 18, 2014
Opinion: When It Comes To GMOs, Sentiment Often Outweighs Science
Florida Grower editor Frank Giles says it's time to dumb down the message on the current and future state of food production. Read More
Fruits
February 27, 2014
California Farmworker Files Lawsuit Over Gerawan Farming Election
Suit alleges Governor Brown’s appointees and staff engaged in intimidation, coercion and voter suppression to prevent workers from decertifying UFW union. Read More
Business Planning
February 1, 2014
Preparation Pays In Succession Planning Process
Experts say the time is right for ensuring the viability of transferring your farm to the next generation. Read More
baskets of produce
Farm Management
December 17, 2013
NAFDMA Conference Boasts Tours, Workshops And Breakout Sessions
Event held from Jan. 31 to Feb. 5 in Kansas City, MO Read More
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Citrus
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 16, 2017
USApple Seeking Nominations for Young Ap…
Deadline to apply for program is Dec. 31. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 16, 2017
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Support Yo…
Act designed to help next generation access affordable land, crop insurance, and financial capital. Read More
Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Wint…
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More
Vegetables
November 13, 2017
Plant Breeding Is a Key Part of Precisio…
One theme that stood out during the vegetable seed trials this past summer was how much breeders are keeping future automation in mind. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Biostimulants Making Big Strides as It S…
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused on how Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
So What Exactly Are Biostimulants, Anywa…
Biostimulants are one of the hottest new topics in specialty crops, but most growers could use a little clarity on where they fit. Here are the basics you need to know. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
November 13, 2017
Florida Growers Explore New Solutions to…
Farm innovation and alternative approaches to production front and center at 2017 Florida Ag Expo. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Microbial-based Biostimulants: Big Poten…
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop them as Read More
GenNext Growers
November 12, 2017
USDA to Fund Research on Next Generation…
Engineering, production projects are designed to spur farming innovation. Read More
Berries
November 11, 2017
2018 North American Raspberry and Blackb…
Featured speakers at the annual conference, slated for February in Ventura, CA, include Miles Reiter of Driscoll’s. Read More
Citrus
November 9, 2017
Forecasters Subtract another Slice from …
USDA’s second stab at the season thins orange crop by another 7%; would be lowest output in more than 70 years. Read More
Fruits
November 9, 2017
Organic Fresh Produce Sales Top $1 Billi…
Sales of organic fruit were up 8.3% year on year, while sales of organic vegetables rose 6.2%. Read More